Software Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Today's digital world is entirely dependent on computer software. Everyday activities, such as communicating through social media or booking tickets, depend on well-designed and well-developed software that powers information systems. Entire industry sectors, from manufacturing and construction to healthcare and finance, have been transformed through software engineering. This course aims to put you at the forefront of the discipline by developing your skills and knowledge across all phases of the software process, meaning your career options are extensive and your earning potential is vast, allowing you to create the life you want in the future. Why Study Software Engineering MEng at University of Huddersfield? This is an integrated Master’s version of the Software Engineering BSc(Hons) course. This MEng course has been designed to build on our BSc(Hons) degree and provide you with a deeper specialist knowledge of software engineering, preparing you for potentially exciting careers including software engineer, server and storage analyst, and senior developer. This MEng course offers many opportunities for project work and developing pieces of working software. You’ll be able to participate in an optional supervised work placement in your area of interest, boosting your employability at the same time. You’ll also explore contemporary methods and techniques in software development on this course. Professional Bodies This course is fully accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute for IT and by completing it, you’ll have fulfilled the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered IT Professional and for achieving Chartered Engineer status. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Year 1 modules include: • Computing Science and Mathematics • Computer Organisation and Architecture • Computer Network Fundamentals • Project 1 • Software Design and Development. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

You’ll be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops, and practical sessions. The course emphasis is on the development of sound practical skills, alongside an understanding of theory. Assessment is varied and includes primarily coursework, quizzes, in-class tests, presentations, and demonstrations. There are opportunities for group working, in addition to individual assessments. Your module specification documents will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to the modules in your course.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition you must have GCSE English Language or Literature at grade 4 or above and Maths at grade 5 or above, or grade C and B respectively if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme. Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £17600 Year 1
International £17600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Software Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS